‘The place do the Tories discover them’, was the response of 1 individual, after the Tory London Mayoral candidate, Susan Corridor, admitted sending a tweet suggesting the 2020 U.S. Presidential election was stolen from Donald Trump.
Corridor, who’s standing towards Labour’s Sadiq Khan in Might this yr, has beforehand been pulled up on her previous social media exercise. It’s been revealed that she has additionally shared articles on X, previously Twitter, spreading local weather science denial and preferred tweets which praised Enoch Powell in addition to Islamophobic tweets geared toward Sadiq Khan.
Showing on LBC yesterday, presenter Nick Ferrari requested Corridor whether or not she nonetheless thought that the 2020 election was stolen? In 2020, Corridor quote-tweeted an article from the right-wing misinformation website The Gateway Pundit, alleging a conspiracy to steal the 2020 US presidential election from Trump.
Corridor admitted that she thought the 2020 election was stolen from Trump and solely thought so briefly ‘on the very starting’.
She was requested: “Do you continue to assume the 2020 election was stolen?”, to which Corridor replied: “No, I believe you’re referring to an outdated tweet”, to which Ferrari replied: “You probably did say that.”
Corridor replied: “Yeah however I..that was on the very starting of one thing’.
It ought to fear us all that we’ve got a candidate for London Mayor who believes right-wing conspiracy theories in help of the likes of Trump.
Basit Mahmood is editor of Left Foot Ahead